Shared origins of a key enzyme during the evolution of C-4 and CAM metabolism

Christin, P-A., Arakaki, M., Osborne, C.P. et al. (8 more authors) (2014) Shared origins of a key enzyme during the evolution of C-4 and CAM metabolism. Journal of Experimental Botany, 65 (13). pp. 3609-3621. ISSN 0022-0957



  • Christin, P-A.
  • Arakaki, M.
  • Osborne, C.P.
  • Braeutigam, A.
  • Sage, R.F.
  • Hibberd, J.M.
  • Kelly, S.
  • Covshoff, S.
  • Wong, G.K-S.
  • Hancock, L.
  • Edwards, E.J.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted reuse, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: C-4 photosynthesis; CAM photosynthesis; co-option; evolution; phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (PEPC); phylogenetics
  • Published (online): 17 March 2014
  • Published: July 2014
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biological Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Animal and Plant Sciences (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
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